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French pharmaceutical firm expands to Africa

Pascal Brière, President of Biogaran. Photo ©Biogaran

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – BIOGARAN, a French pharmaceutical company, has acquired Swipha, a Nigerian company that manufactures and distributes pharmaceutical products. This is seen as an important step forward in the internationalisation of the French company. Biogaran’s international expansion strategy is to create synergies by bringing its expertise and […]

Eskom Academy invests in entrepreneurs development

 Dignitaries (seated from left): Senior Manager for Industry
Support at Eskom KZN, Lee Mchunu, Senior Manager for Asset Creation at
Eskom KZN, Portia Papu, General Manager for Eskom KZN Operating Unit,
Monde Bala, Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Limpopo, Prof. Joe
Nel, and Programme Manager for the Eskom Development Foundation, Steph

By MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – ESKOM, the South African power utility, has over the past decade invested R1,7 billion in skills development and job creation though its Contractor Academy. Company executives disclosed the figures at the capping of 18 Western Cape Contractor Academy graduates in Cape Town on Friday. […]

Huawei rolls out experience stores in SA

Huawei Experience Store Mall of Africa

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI Consumer Business Group (CBG) will open further experience stores in the major cities of South Africa in the coming weeks. Such a facility has been opened in Johannesburg at the Mall of Africa. Further stores are in the pipeline in Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria. The experience […]

Not-to-be-missed Saphila returns to Sun City


By SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUNDREDS of partners of German multinational software corporation,SAP, will converge in Sun City, South Africa in June for Saphila, the African SAP User Group (AFSUG) has announced. Touted as “ICT’s don’t-miss conference of 2017”, Saphila 2017 creates a platform for SAP users to connect, create and collaborate, through […]

Envoy absolves South Africa of xenophobia

South African High Commissioner in Abuja

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa is not xenophobic is committed to embracing foreign nationals, a South African envoy has said in Nigeria. South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Lulu Mnguni, said this while addressing a trade and investment seminar in Lagos, his sentiments coming weeks after attacks on Nigeria […]

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